File Extension Library

.USERPROFILE File Extension

  • Developer by: Symantec
  • Category: Settings Files
  • Format: Binary

What are .USERPROFILE files and how to open them?

Can't open .USERPROFILE file? Are you wondering what it contains? On our site we will explain to you what this file is, what it is used for and what software opens the .USERPROFILE file.

What is a .USERPROFILE file extension?

.USERPROFILE file extension is created by Symantec. .USERPROFILE has been classified as Settings Files. The format of .USERPROFILE file is Binary.

.USERPROFILE is Norton AntiVirus User Profile File

File used by Norton AntiVirus, a program used to protect computers from viruses; contains subscription information that may reside on a computer even after Norton AntiVirus has been deleted.

The file MyProfile.UserProfile is a hidden file and can be found in the Application Data\Symantec\Shared user directory. It is also accompanied by a Norton AntiVirus .VCPREF file named Options.VcPref.

NOTE: Norton AntiVirus became Norton Security in 2014.

List of all softwares that can open the Norton AntiVirus User Profile File
Symantec Norton Security 2017

How to fix problems with .USERPROFILE files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .USERPROFILE files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .USERPROFILE file format
  2. You need to check the .USERPROFILE file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)